[No. 3.] KHASSL DlALECT, , KHASI AHD JAINTIA HILLS.) SPECIMEN I. dohdit small am of mi thee nei-ai give In Mm prok all (V J>oho^y Eopmay, 1900.) "Waw u»breo im-let ar-ngut One man had two-person kiw ong-let by pa am ju, '0 pa, i rynong jong them said to father of him, <0 father, the property of s'ne daw Imam ne.' Samba im-khynnong prok jong to-me belongs to me' Then property all of rib-lah-let bad sa-kiw. Tab-sbibit-nan bandon ani ta lum-ryng-let divided with them. A-short-time after of that gathered-together bad dih-lab-let te-j'ng-ngi, am-ta k'ma-ekjin kkai jong and went to-fart there wasted substance of remin synnupepabsat. Am-ta bud-ryng-let prok, snim-kyncba kbynnong with riotous-living. When spent-entirely all, year-bad u-kbon-koraug. Hymbu children-male. Brother *0 pa, i rynong S0 father, the property Kamba im-khynnong Then property Mm thara towards tnam-iaw. land-ow. Am-ta Then dih-njia-son went-in-company jong ju ba of him to byn-jong de Ms-own with se-ju. to-him. bad u-wai with one dih-ngiang feed snib-juba husks De dab-rymmein began ritskir-j'nong citizen arose s'ligu-khob-dub-let, Nang-de-ledde feel-want. Then u-lab bat-let se-ju ta lyngkba who sent him to fields sb'ngiang. U-kyndur pan-yn-sop sa-kblaw swine. He-desired to-fill the-belly de sh'ngiang ledde-lab-bang-let; ynji breo by swine eaten; no man tma-breo-let1 kyr-rah-leta «je-met yn-nai gave to-him. When (he)-remembered-manhood (he)-said, 'how-many ti-mraw jong pa amb-ne im jong-bam pbyllui, namba ne be-de-re slaves of father of-me have food abundant, but I here bylle-wei tfe njeng-dugang, ne wan-di tnam pa, ne ong-trai (wHl)-ariset I lah-raw-pap-let did-sin to Qod and dav-jxat; tbeng s'ne waw son to thee not-worthy; make me one as slave of thee."' Nang-ae-ledde njeng-dugang, van-Iah-let tnam pa. J^ambe te-j^g-ngi-bah, (Ae)-aiw, came to father. Łut at-a-distance hunger. I '* 0 pa, ne "0 father, I kbdn sa mi Then ngut persons 'njiap die he-ju, (will)-go to father, I will-say to-him, se Brei bad ba-tang-nga mi; pan-tinj before thee; to-be-called skainang u-mraw jong mi."' 1 Compare tymma, in fiwt liua of Speciraea II.